Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 104 of 130)

  1. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Gulbadan Begum
      • Akbar
      • Abdul Hamid Lahori
      • Jahangir
      • Khafi Khan
      • Shahjahan
      • Zeun-Nissa
      • Bahadur Shah-II

    Answer: a

  2. Which one of the following statements about Dadaji Kondadev is true?

    1. He was a Jagirdar appointed by Shivaji

    2. He was a spiritual guide and philosopher of Shivaji

    3. He was Administrator of Estates of Shivaji's father

    4. He was ecclesiastical head of the Maratha State under Shivaji

    Answer: c

  3. Tobacco cultivation was introduced in the Deccan by the Portuguese during the 16th century. Tobacco smoking reached the Mughal Court because of which one of the following?

    1. The Portuguese missionaries introduced it into the Mughal Court

    2. The Mughal ambassador to Bijapur, Mirza Asad Beg introduced it to Akbar

    3. The soldiers of the decann spread this among the Mughal nobility

    4. The farmers who took to tobacco cultivation introduced this to the Mughal Court

    Answer: b

  4. Who invented the technique of extracting scent from Rose?

    1. Maham Anga

    2. Nurjahan

    3. Mumtaz Mahal

    4. Roshan Ara

    Answer: b

  5. Which popular Sufi Silsilah tried to counteract the liberal religious policy of Akbar

    1. Qadri

    2. Chishti

    3. Suhrawardi

    4. Naqshbandi

    Answer: d

  6. ‘Heresy to the heretic, religion to the orthodox, but the dust of the rose petal belong to the heart of the perfume seller.’ Which medieval writer composed this couplet?

    1. Amir Khusrau

    2. Abu Faizi

    3. Abul Fazl

    4. Lahori

    Answer: c

  7. In the Belgrade 1861 Summit of the non-aligned nations in wihich India took a prominent part, some or all of the following resolutions were passed.

    1. Confidence in the doctrine of peaceful co-existence was affirmed

    2. All the nations should have complete independence in deciding about its form of Government.

    3. The policy of racial distinction followed by the Government of South Africa was condemned.

    4. Integrity and sovereignty of all the nations should be respected.

    Which one of the following alternatives is correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3 were passed

    2. 3 and 4 were passed

    3. 1, 2 and 4 were passed

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4 were passed

    Answer: d